Microsoft is planning to go to the Japanese Fair Trade Commission (FTC) to make its case as to why the just-announced Google-Yahoo search deal is anticompetitive.
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Microsoft is discontinuing its Bing Cashback program -- via which the company paid consumers to use its Bing search engine to shop -- as of July 30.
On May 6, headlines across the Web declared that Gates told reporters in Tokyo this week that now that post the abortive Yahoo acquisition, Microsoft plans to go it alone, without any other online services/online advertising acquisitions or partnerships. The problem? That's not what Gates said.
Microsoft Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie foreshadowed a couple of still-to-be-released Microsoft's cloud-developer services -- "Zurich" and "Red Dog" -- during his speech at the company's annual Financial Analyst Meeting (FAM) on July 24.
During a panel on "The Changing Landscape" at the MiXX 2007 Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) conference in New York on September 24, Yahoo and WPP Plc representatives joined a Microsoft official in voicing their worries about the $3 billion proposed Google-DoubleClick deal.
The Novell-Microsoft technology partnership hit its one-year milestone. Here are some of the highlights from the past year that Microsoft decided not to tout in its press release marking the anniversary of the controversial deal.
Could and should Bill Gates return to day-to-day responsibilities at Microsoft? Fortune is reporting there's a rumor to that effect.
Microsoft and startup Twilio are offering developers a way to incorporate voice and text messaging into their Windows Azure-hosted apps.
Microsoft and Yahoo are extending their revenue-per-search guarantee through 2013 as evidence of their mutual commitment to their two-year-old search pact.
Project "Vancouver," Microsoft's new cloud-based social-analytics service, is available to testers interested in the idea of integrating social Web data into business applications.